Becoming America

Hardcover | January 6, 2014

byDavid Henkin, Rebecca McLennan

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The way we once learned history is now history.

Developed for students and instructors of thetwenty-first century, Becoming America exciteslearners by connecting history to their experienceof contemporary life. You can’t travel back intime, but you can be transported, and BecomingAmerica does so by expanding the traditional coreof the U.S survey to include the most contemporaryscholarship on cultural, technological, andenvironmental transformations. At the sametime, the program transforms the student learningexperience through innovative technology that is atthe forefront of the digital revolution. As a result, the Becoming America program makes it easierfor students to grasp both the distinctiveness and the familiarity of bygone eras, and to think in ahistorically focused way about the urgent questions of our times.

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The way we once learned history is now history.Developed for students and instructors of thetwenty-first century, Becoming America exciteslearners by connecting history to their experienceof contemporary life. You can’t travel back intime, but you can be transported, and BecomingAmerica does so by expanding the traditional coreof the U...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:12 × 8.5 × 0.01 inPublished:January 6, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073385638

ISBN - 13:9780073385631

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Table of Contents

1 CONVERGENCE OF MANY PEOPLES: AMERICA BEFORE 1600

2 EARLY COLONIES 1600-1680

3 SLAVERY AND RACE 1660-1750

4 BRITISH COLONIES IN AN ATLANTIC ECONOMY 1660-1750

5 EMPIRES, WAR, AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF INDIAN COUNTRY 1700-1765

6 CRISIS AND WAR 1765-1781

7 MAKING A NEW NATION 1776-1792

8 THE EARLY REPUBLIC 1793-1811

9 WAR, EXPANSION, AND INDIAN REMOVAL 1811-1830

10 MARKET SOCIETY AND THE BIRTH OF MASS POLITICS 1825-1845

11 SLAVERY AND THE SOUTH 1831-1844

12 ERA OF MIDDLE-CLASS REFORM 1831-1848

13 EXPANSION, NATIONALISM, AND AMERICA POPULAR CULTURE 1844-1854

14 A UNION UNRAVELING 1848-1860

15 DISUNION AND WAR 1861-1865

16 SOUTHERN RECONSTRUCTION 1862-1883

17 REMAKING THE WEST 1865-1893

18 INDUSTRIALIZING AMERICA 1865-1885

19 POLITICS AND DISCONTENT IN THE GILDED AGE 1878-1896

20 THE PROGRESSIVE ERA 1896-1914

21 THE BIRTH OF A GREAT POWER: AMERICA AND THE WORLD 1880-1914

22 WAR AND PEACE 1914-1920

23 AMERICA IN THE JAZZ AGE 1920-1929

24 AMERICA REMADE: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL 1929-1939

25 AMERICA GOES TO WAR 1939-1945

26 POSTWAR AMERICA 1945-1953

27 THE AGE OF AFFLUENCE 1953-1960

28 ERA OF DREAMS AND DISCONTENT 1960-1970

29 REACTION, RECESSION, AND GLOBALIZATION 1970-1979

30 DEINDUSTRIALIZING AMERICA 1980-1992

31 GLOBALIZING AMERICA 1992-2012